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  • Lukas Rosol channels Sampras, Laver and Federer versus Rafael Nadal

    The player who walked onto Centre Court at Wimbledon Thursday afternoon to face Rafael Nadal looked a lot like Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic. He was 6-feet-5, around 180 pounds and most of the back of his left calf was covered with a tattoo....
  • Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon

    Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon
    World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay. Playing in the third round for the first...
  • Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final

    Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament. Stalder won the boys' 18...
  • Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon. The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
  • Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals
    WIMBLEDON, England — More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else. And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him? He won last year, after 77 years between male...
  • Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis

    Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis
    LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday. The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...
  • Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances
    Avon announced via news release on Wednesday that tennis star Maria Sharapova — fresh off her win in this year's French Open — is the celebrity face of the company's new Luck fragrances for men and women, launching in October. It's...
  • Sharapova subdues Bouchard, returns to French Open final

    Sharapova subdues Bouchard, returns to French Open final
    PARIS - It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final. For a time, the woman being...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title

    Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title
    Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once. She was two...
  • Djokovic rolls into French Open semifinals

    Djokovic rolls into French Open semifinals
    PARIS - Novak Djokovic proved too hot to handle for Canadian outsider Milos Raonic as the Serb qualified for the French Open semifinals for the sixth time with a clinical 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-4 victory on Tuesday. The world No. 2, chasing the only Grand Slam...
  • Kvitova, Bouchard to meet in Wimbledon final

    LONDON -- Petra Kvitova is one win away from securing a second Wimbledon title in four years, while rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard secured a berth in her first-ever Grand Slam final with a big victory Thursday at The Championships. In the first-...